Donatucci applauds Gov. Tom Wolf’s appointment to Pa. Gaming Control Board

PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 6 – State Rep. Maria Donatucci, chairwoman of the Philadelphia County Delegation to the House of Representatives, issued the following statement regarding Gov. Tom Wolf’s appointment of Ahmeenah Young to the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board:


"Today, as a proud Philadelphian, I applaud Governor Wolf's appointment of Ahmeenah Young to the state's Gaming Control Board.


"Ms. Young holds an impressive resume that includes being president and chief executive officer of the Pennsylvania Convention Center Authority. She has worked extensively on economic development and job creation projects that have benefited the city of Philadelphia and the entire commonwealth.


"I offer congratulations to her on this achievement and I look forward to working with her as a fellow public servant to the people of this commonwealth."


The PGCB was established in 2004 by the legislature to oversee licensing and regulating all aspects of the slots gaming industry in Pennsylvania.